Red Island Surf Trip for Intermediates
Seeking less crowded intermediate waves where you can progress your surfing?
Join Dawn Patrol Bali on our 3 full day intermediate surf trip to Red Island, Java and explore some secret waves and intermediate surf spots at world famous G-Land when conditions permit.
RED ISLAND, JAVA
Red Island, locally known as Pulau Merah is one of the most stunning and secluded East Java beaches situated in Banyuwangi on the Island of Java. This Java surf spot is set in a beautiful bay surrounded by mountains as a surfing backdrop. It offers amateurs and experts a resemblance to old, pre-tourist Bali with almost empty waves. Travelling from one island to another by ferry from Bali to Java, we reach our destination within 8 hours.
INTERMEDIATE SURF TRIP
With a Dawn Patrol start, we start our Indo surf trip in beach break left and rights at Red-Island or other less known intermediate surf spots with our base-camp close by at Grajagan Bay. When conditions permit we can head out by traditional boat to G-land’s line-up for a day of intermediate surfing in some of the most consistent waves in the world. Depending on the kind of waves you are chasing, the surfing area of Red Island and G-land offer options for all styles of surf- adapting to guests surf ability and preference. Regular footers can also be greeted on Java Island by some surprises with seriously long right hand gems in a less know location when the winds are correct.
FOOD + DRINKS
ITINERARY & TRIPS SCHEDULE
Our 3-day intermediate surf trip is back to basics; focused around surfing & Indonesian lifestyle. Our trip is aimed at relaxed, easy going surfers looking to have fun, progress their surfing, surf a lot and meet like minded people.
Setting out from BGS Bali Surf Shop in south Bali around 11pm to travel through the night, including ferry crossing to Java. Arriving at Red Island or at a less known spot around 5am for a Dawn Patrol sunrise session before heading to our base-camp in Red-Island. Here we unwind and enjoy surfing at your leisure.
Full day surfing in Red Island or if the conditions are right: We head out to intermediate spots at G-Land by local fishing boat. At your own leisure you can enjoy 5+ hours of Java surf, resting on the boat and on local beaches for lunch & refreshments. G-Land offers an array of world class breaks and less known waves so we utilise the boat to explore the best locations, adapting to conditions and surfer ability.
Full day of Red Island surf. After surfing, we enjoy dinner together, pack-up and drive through the night back to Bali arriving at BGS or your surf accommodation before 6am.
Without any doubt, this the real deal when it comes to surfing world-class Indonesian waves and experiencing Indonesian culture through a road trip from Bali with exceptional local surf-guides..
..It is a known fact here in Indonesia that if G-Land is flat, the whole of Indonesia is, and it hardly happens.
RED ISLAND SURF PACKAGES
PRICING + INCLUSIONS
• Two exceptionally fun and knowledgeable surf guides: a guaranteed highlight!
• Transportation: pickup + drop-off in Bali, ferry & local boats
• 2 nights accommodation
• Simple home-stay with double or twin rooms, AC, fan & cold water
• Epic waves and empty line-ups, timing trips with anticipated swells
• All food and refreshments (excluding beer)
• BBQ Dinner: Freshly spear-fished
INTERMEDIATE RED ISLAND 3 DAY TRIP
Leaving at 11pm for a Dawn Patrol surf on Day 1: Red Island and/or secret wave, Day 2: full day Red Island or G-Land, Day 3: Full day Red Island surf, 9pm return to Bali, arriving 5am.
Full 3 day photography with advanced cameras and underwater equipment. 5 day, film & drone photography packages available. Photos exchanged 1-2 days after returning to Bali.
WANT TO STAY IN BALI?
BALI SURF TOUR
1:1 with surf guide
Choice from many intermediate surf spots in Bali
1 location, 2 hours surf per day
1 hour lunch, transportation
LET DAWN PATROL BALI BE YOUR LOCAL GUIDE TO RED ISLAND!
SURFING RED ISLAND
Red island’s surf conditions are best suited for beginner and intermediate surfers offering playful left and right hand waves between the months of March to October. Perfect for students and our surf guides, this sandy beach break is a safe and small paddle out making it fun and easy to surf at your leisure, both on high & low tides. Red island’s surf forecast is generally 2-4ft waves working best towards high-tide and towards low-tide, with small to reasonable currents.
HOW TO GET TO RED ISLAND IN JAVA?
With sunny weather and beautiful scenery, Red Island is also a popular destination for local tourists and therefore has a good road, parking and restaurant facilities. It takes around one hour to get to Red Island from our accommodation in Red-Island (8 hours from Bali). Like most of Indonesia, there is little sign posting, maps or phone signal so it feels like you are traveling through fruit fields and villages to the middle of no where.. which is all part of the charm of this fun Java surf trip.
Thank you for your interest in surfing with Dawn Patrol Bali! We guarantee a fun experience! To reserve your dates, please fill in the following details and we will get back to you with a booking confirmation, price and information about your excursion.